By Andrew Mazurak
Well well well.. another year and another blistering hot weekend+ at Birds Hill Park for the 39th annual Winnipeg Folk Fest. A lethal consumption of alcohol was consumed, glorious costumes became tattered strips of nothing, and Stylus was there to slam ‘em back, crash, puke, dance, interview, force food into guts, force coffee into brain, buy many and many dollar watermelon slices, wander through the trees in the dark, hug the shrug guy and shrug at the hug guy with the rest of you. I for one had a great time documenting what bands I could and hereeeee weee gooo:
Last year fav’s Mountain Man make a return appearance due to accompanying Feist on her most recent tours.
THE HEAD AND THE HEART
IRON & WINE
Sam Beam was gifted a pair of shades by a lovely young Folkie as he joked about the lack of underwear being thrown on stage at Iron & Wine shows. Surprisingly there was no barrage of underwear thrown on stage after this comment.. probably due to the unsurprising lack of underwear worn all weekend.
Thanks to the peeps at Winnipeg Folk Fest for their hard work on yet another successful festival!